Atheta (Datomicra) whitehorsensis Klimaszewski & Godin, 2012,

Webster, Reginald P., Klimaszewski, Jan, Bourdon, Caroline, Sweeney, Jon D., Hughes, Cory C. & Labrecque, Myriam, 2016, Further contributions to the Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) fauna of New Brunswick and Canada including descriptions of 27 new species, ZooKeys 573, pp. 85-216: 99

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.573.7016

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scientific name

Atheta (Datomicra) whitehorsensis Klimaszewski & Godin, 2012
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Staphylinidae

Atheta (Datomicra) whitehorsensis Klimaszewski & Godin, 2012  Figs 68-75

Atheta (Datomicra) whitehorsensis  (For diagnosis, see Klimaszewski et al. 2012)

Material examined.

New Brunswick, York Co., Charters Settlement, 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 30.IX.2007, R.P. Webster, coll. // Mixed forest, in decaying (moldy) corncobs & cornhusks (1 ♂, RWC).

Natural history.

The only known specimen of Atheta whitehorsensis  from NB was collected from a pile of decaying corncobs. In the YT, specimens were sifted from soil in a black spruce stand ( Klimaszewski et al. 2012).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

YT, NB ( Klimaszewski et al. 2012). The specimen from NB represents the first record of this species from eastern Canada, suggesting that Atheta whitehorsensis  is transcontinental.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Atheta